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James Jones, Francine Prose
November 2013
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**OK, I promise this is my last post on GR stuff. I just need an explanation to link to when I pull my reviews from GR.** W...
November 2013
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Ok, just to prove that not all author interaction is bad, even on reviews, sometimes things get so surreal that there's no ot...
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Perhaps it is just me, maybe I have read one too many zombie books (although I don't think so), but this was just more zombie...
November 2013
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November 2013
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November 2013
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For some reason, I've so far kept the likes of Franzen and Chabon, Foer and Smith, Wallace and Pynchon at an arm's length (mo...
reviewed: It is what you do before you declare independence that counts
The bicentennials of the American revolution are well behind us, but the simple stories of Jefferson, Washington and Franklin...
1775: A Good Year for Revolution - Kevin Phillips
November 2013
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This was my first Neil Gaiman read, and now I have to say, I see what all the fuss is about! Neil Gaiman is an excellent auth...
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Before seagulls with roiders' arms, Dolly, and Jeff Goldblum arguing about dinosaurs, there was Flowers for Algernon to ask t...
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November 2013
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The second Lew Archer novel. Plot and thematic structure are not as tight, but still a great read. The focus has shifted fr...
The Drowning Pool - Ross Macdonald
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In which I dither a bit about the concept of best book lists, literary history, &c. The ways history catalogs itself is a tri...
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I got this for KBR, but I have packed it in at 34% read. I tried, but I cannot call it 'readable'. The tenses, the structur...